The Importance Of Self-Love During the Holidays


December 12th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

Self-love is always important, and that includes during the holidays.  In this week's Love Essentially, I address not only the importance of giving to and loving others, but also the necessity to love someone really, really important: YOU.  8 Wa...

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Dad Bod Trend Sparks Backlash: Isn’t Mom Bod Just as Hot?


May 28th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

The dad bod trend is a craze that celebrates the cuteness of men with big bellies. But I got to thinking, is the trend really fair to Mrs. Dad Bod? In this week's Love Essentially, published yesterday in Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, I address the M...

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Dating Advice: He will Love You when YOU Love You


September 26th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

In my Love Essentially column, published yesterday in Sun-Times Media Local, I offer dating advice in sort of a backhanded kind of way, by talking about the effect your body image and self-love has on your love life. No. 1 Song Sends Powerful Mess...

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Tough Love for Woman with Lack of Self-Love


April 21st, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

From a reader with lack of self-love: I have let go of my divorce anger and I can tell you that my life did not get better. It seems to get worse and worse. I feel trapped… like maybe I deserve to be mistreated by everyone around me. Being pick...

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Divorce Advice: A Cheat Sheet for Finding Peace


January 24th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

I am going to give you some of the best divorce advice! It's actually just life advice, in other words, it's not just for divorce, but can truly help you if your divorce is wearing you down. In my opinion, divorce can be exhausting, and can take a to...

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